A New Effort – Pray for the Election

A New Effort – Pray for the Election

It is difficult to believe that we are now finding ourselves in another election cycle. While I am not an expert on elections, this election seems to follow the increased chaos attributed to the year 2020. As the elections draw near, it is important that Christians...
The Most Important Titanic Letter

The Most Important Titanic Letter

On April 13, 1912, Alexander Holverson wrote a letter to his mother aboard the one ship which was thought to be the greatest ship ever built.  His letter would be finished one day before the ship would hit an iceberg. In his letter, Alexander described the ship as “a...
Why Do You “Go the Church?”

Why Do You “Go the Church?”

I know many people would prefer to say, “We are the church and we go to the building”, but the term, “go to church” can mean when one attends or goes to the assembly. The question this week is, “Why do you go to church?” In a recent article found in the Spring 2020...
How Much Does a Marriage Cost?

How Much Does a Marriage Cost?

Several years ago, an article crossed my desk titled, “Most Costly Celebrity Divorces.” Normally, I would ignore an article like that, but curiosity got the best of me. The article was nothing more than an article about the divorce settlement in terms of money. The...
A Funeral for a Man I Do Not Know

A Funeral for a Man I Do Not Know

A few days ago, the church phone rang. A local funeral home was calling for a family requesting a church of Christ minister to perform a funeral, and the funeral would be the next day. Over my brief years in ministry, this situation has happened various times. A loved...
ReThinking Worship

ReThinking Worship

From coffee cups, water bottles, and even snack containers; these are the items that litter many church auditoriums following brief periods of worship. Stuffed in the pockets of the seats are handwritten notes regarding the afternoon activities and future events of...